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Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout - Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.

Not Rated.
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel StoutKentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout

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BA SCORE
81
good

571 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 571
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 19
Gots: 82 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bluejacket74 on 11-23-2012)
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-26-2013 00:12:05 | More by mlefebvre7
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-25-2013 03:25:34 | More by ldhughes3
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-21-2013 00:55:19 | More by ajdemma
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athegreatest83

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-20-2013 22:36:16 | More by athegreatest83
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-20-2013 22:34:46 | More by Kevincredible
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RickS95

Indiana

3.94/5  rDev +10.7%

The pour is strange. As it comes out of the bottle, it's a clearish dark brown color, but in my snifter, it's all pitch black. Looks very thin for such a dark beer. The head is slight, a darkish beige color. No retention, and with such a thin pour, little to no lace.

Serious malt bomb here. You can tell it's been aged in something, but bourbon isn't what I'd guess. It's earthy, very nutty, lots of roasted malt and char, a splash of vanilla and licorice, and even some hot spice in the background.

My beer is a bit too cold and even after letting it sit iin the snifter for several minutes, it's still too cold. However, it's clearly a stout with some notes of coffee, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla and caramel. Reminds me of a smoked beer.

It's a bit thin, but there's still lots going on. The sweetness up front gradually recedes and the bitterness and smoke begin to take over mid sip. A slight punch of sweetness in the swallow before a lingerbitterness finishes off each sip. Being stout, it's creamy even with the thin body. Smoke is prevalent, particularly in the swallow. Hops aren't really an issue.

I was pleasantly surprised with this beer. The alcohol is well hidden, despite being 8%. It's got a sweetness I didn't expect, and it's very easy to drink.

10-20-2013 03:25:02 | More by RickS95
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RaggaD

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

10-19-2013 20:08:28 | More by RaggaD
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-19-2013 01:55:57 | More by Dave1999
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saburky

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-18-2013 17:24:02 | More by saburky
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amhatfield3

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

10-16-2013 22:59:13 | More by amhatfield3
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estevan1024

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-16-2013 21:05:21 | More by estevan1024
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-16-2013 15:53:04 | More by acurtis
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Tyrolaspenleaf

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-16-2013 00:17:22 | More by Tyrolaspenleaf
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-14-2013 18:36:39 | More by djrn2
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MistahBeah

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured into a snifter

Pours a near black with clear ruby edges. No head. After a couple of swirls a mocha colored film appeared but disipated quickly. No visible carbonation

Smells earthy and nutty. Coffee is most prevalent here. Not so much roasty as fresh coffee beans. Oak with a little char

Taste is much more akin to a coffee porter than an bourbon aged stout. No big vanilla bourbon character. Coffee steals the show. Reminds me of the Hawaiian nut coffee from Honeydew. Bitter dark chocolate lends some sweetness. Finish is dry with some oak texture

Feels thin. Very smooth and watery. Tad dry on the finish

Overall if you go in thinking bba stout you will most likely be disappointed. But if you want a pretty decent coffee porter you'll be pleasantly surprised

10-13-2013 06:17:52 | More by MistahBeah
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.69/5  rDev +3.7%

First Kentucky rate. Pours black with no head. A bit of light shining through makes me think this could be a little thin. Big chocolate and a bit of bourbon on the nose and definite rich coffee presence. Lots of spicy earthy coffee and only a hint of bourbon. Dry oak finish. Medium carbonation that is rather prickly along with the coffee. Lingering alcohol burn on the tongue. For an imperial, this would be thin but I honestly don’t think it is an impy. It is a rather solid coffee stout or porter.

10-13-2013 02:33:23 | More by BMMillsy
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-11-2013 04:33:34 | More by addiwilliams
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-11-2013 01:52:01 | More by BostonHops
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-11-2013 01:33:39 | More by ElGallo
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Armando_Perez

Florida

1/5  rDev -71.9%

10-08-2013 00:23:07 | More by Armando_Perez
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-07-2013 19:38:48 | More by MSandahl23
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-07-2013 12:53:36 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

10-07-2013 12:52:57 | More by kaelingirl
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-07-2013 03:47:40 | More by BigOldOaf
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WolfAlynn

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-06-2013 00:51:42 | More by WolfAlynn
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.
81 out of 100 based on 571 ratings.